Recommendation: 2019002-03

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Ref # 2019002-03
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Collision of an ICR with a buffer stop at LTCD
Occurrence Date 17 July 2018

Basis for Recommendation

The InterCity Railcar Hauling Assisting Instructions were not complied with by the Chief Mechanical Engineer's Drivers and Limited Shunters; and, as a as a result of the derailment on the 14th June 2019, the RAIU make the following safety recommendations:

Recommendation

Iarnród Éireann (Railway Undertaking) Chief Mechanical Engineer's (CME) Department should review its training and competency of CME Drivers and Limited Shunters ensuring the stabling and movement of vehicles (defective or otherwise) are adequately addressed.